Story: Other Western Europeans

Manuel José’s olive tree (3rd of 3)

Manuel José’s olive tree

In 1980 an olive tree planted by Spaniard Manuel José was discovered at the East Cape settlement of Te Awanui, where he ran a trading station from 1861. In this photograph, descendants stand beneath the tree.

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Private collection, McConnell family

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John Wilson, 'Other Western Europeans - Spain and Portugal', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/3823/manuel-joses-olive-tree (accessed 19 October 2021)

Story by John Wilson, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 25 Mar 2015